Tire Sizes & Specs for a 2005 Ford Mustang

by Erik Arvidson

Famous as the first "pony car" -- compact, affordable, stylish and sporty -- the 2005 Ford Mustang was completely redesigned to ride faster and more smoothly than earlier models of the Mustang. It is available in both coupe and convertible versions. Its wheelbase was six inches longer than the old model.

Engine

The Deluxe coupe came with a 4.0 liter, 210-horsepower, 12-valve, V6 engine and five-speed manual transmission, along with a maximum torque of 240 foot pounds 3,500 rpm. The Mustang GT offered a 300-horsepower, 16-valve, 4.6 liter V8 engine.

Exterior Dimensions

The Ford Mustang Deluxe coupe was 187.6 inches long, 73.9 inches wide and 54.5 inches in height. It's curb weight was 3,300 pounds. The Mustang GT Premium had the same length, height and width, but its curb weight was 3,450 pounds.

Design

The 2005 Ford Mustang was redesigned to include an all-new chassis, with better handling and ride quality compared to previous model years.

Fuel economy

The 2005 Mustang offered fuel economy ranging from 18 miles per gallon (for the GT Premium) to 20 mpg (for the V6 Deluxe).

Acceleration

The Mustang GT Premium two-door coupe was capable of going from 0 mph to 60 mph in 5.68 seconds.

Tire size

The GT Deluxe Premium coupe's tire size is P235/55ZR17, while the V6 Deluxe Premium coupe's is P215/65R16.

About the Author

Erik Arvidson has 12 years of professional writing experience, including six years as a senior reporter at the Massachusetts Statehouse for several suburban dailies, and most recently as PR Manager of a telecommunications company near Boston. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/communications from North Adams State College.